Triage Triumph – Go the NURSES

Triage Triumph – Go the NURSES

Triage Triumph Most of us take it for granted that when we arrive at an Emergency Department we will be interviewed by a nurse who makes an assessment of how urgent our condition might be. This is known as triage: determining which patients need to be seen in what...
Respect and hope – the HIV story

Respect and hope – the HIV story

In the 1980’s HIV/AIDS was considered a death sentence. It was an horrific epidemic that destroyed people from the inside out, devastating their immune system and leaving them vulnerable to diseases of every kind. People living with HIV endured terrible stigma, even...
Partnership with Klibur Domins

Partnership with Klibur Domins

Last August 28, we had the wonderful opportunity to celebrate Klibur Domins achievements as they hosted Former Prime Minister and health minister, Dr. Rui Maria de Araujo. Great progress in Tuberculosis, Mental Health, Dental and Rehabilitation has been made, thanks...
Meant for East Timor: lessons from my youth

Meant for East Timor: lessons from my youth

I didn’t know it at the time, but it turns out I’ve been preparing for my life in Timor Leste since I was a young boy. I chose two particularly frustrating pursuits as my childhood hobbies and it’s finally paying off. One of those was fishing. I was mad about fishing:...
Training Room improved, thanks to RACS

Training Room improved, thanks to RACS

We partner with RACS (Royal Australian College of Surgeons) to deliver the Family Medicine training program. Dr Bethany leads a team of medical educators preparing Timorese doctors for their future work in the inaccessible districts of Timor-Leste. Much of our...
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